AliCloud partners with NVIDIA in HPC, deep learning market

Alibaba Group cloud computing business AliCloud has signed a strategic partnership with visual computing company NVIDIA, the company said.

The two companies will collaborate closely around AliCloud HPC (High Performance Computing) to provide the first GPU-based cloud HPC platform in China. The partnership also plans to provide emerging companies support in areas of HPC and deep learning with comprehensive GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) computing.

The companies will expand the deep learning market and offer innovative companies in deep learning, AI, and robots.

AliCloud HPC, a computing product based on its public cloud platform, officially opened for businesses in December 2015.